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Consumers 'unable to save'

Almost six million households dipped into their savings, to cover monthly household spending in the last month, a report has found.

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Seven million households used credit to pay for food

A poll of more than 2,000 UK adults has found that over 50 per cent of people who have yet to retire, are not paying into a pension.

  • From this number, more than 40 per cent of people said they could not afford a pension
  • Nearly two thirds of those still working do not feel confident they can live comfortably in retirement
  • More than a third have increased their total level of debt in the past month
  • Seven million households cut spending on everyday essentials
  • Four million households used credit to pay for food

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